amberoid

[am-buh-roid]

noun

synthetic amber made by compressing pieces of various resins at a high temperature.

Nearby words

  1. amber islands,
  2. amberfish,
  3. ambergris,
  4. amberina,
  5. amberjack,
  6. ambi-,
  7. ambiance,
  8. ambidentate,
  9. ambidexter,
  10. ambidexterity

Also ambroid.

Origin of amberoid

First recorded in 1895–1900; amber + -oid

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British Dictionary definitions for amberoid

amberoid

ambroid

noun

a synthetic amber made by compressing pieces of amber and other resins together at a high temperature
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